Bachelor of Science in Psychology
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology is a self-paced learning program that may be completed off campus. Study programs are not structured in semesters, quarters or terms, allowing students to begin their degree programs at any time during the year.
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology requires students to satisfy 14 Core Courses, 14 General Education Courses, and 14 General Elective Courses, for a total of 126-semester units.
Bachelor of Science in Psychology Core Courses
Courses required are listed below.
- PSY 102 Introduction to Psychology
- PSY 116 Psychology of Gender
- PSY 150 Health Psychology
- PSY 180 Introduction to Organizational Psychology
- PSY 220 Developmental Psychology
- PSY 228 Social Psychology
- PSY 270 Learning Theories
- PSY 280 Marriage and Family
- PSY 312 Test and Measurements in Psychology
- PSY 330 History and Systems of Psychology
- PSY 380 Personality Theories
- PSY 408 Abnormal Psychology
- PSY 418 Counseling Psychology
- PSY 430 Educational Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology General Education Courses
Courses required are listed below.
- GED 102 The Human Body
- GED 108 Environmental Science
- GED 120 Introduction to Humanities
- GED 130 Introduction to Civilization
- GED 132 United States Government
- GED 150 Mathematics
- GED 155 English
- GED 210 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
- GED 212 Introduction to Philosophy
- GED 215 Psychology of Adjustment
- GED 216 Introduction to Sociology
- GED 232 Early U.S. History
- GED 250 World Religions
- GED 260 Criminology
Bachelor of Science in Psychology General Elective Courses
The General Elective Courses may be selected from the list below.
- BAM 105 Introduction to Business
- BAM 118 Computing Concepts
- BAM 306 Principles of Marketing
- BAM 312 Business Communications
- BAM 315 Principles of Management
- BAM 317 Business Law
- BAM 401 International Business
- BAM 402 Public Relations
- BAM 406 Business and Society
- BAM 410 Organizational Theory and Behavior
- BAM 411 Human Resources Management
- BAM 418 Small Business Management
- BCJ 210 Juvenile Justice
- GEL 205 Marketing Hospitality
- GEL 447 Business Ethics
- HCA 200 The United States Health Care System
- HCA 305 Introduction to Community Health Care System
- HCA 340 Cultural Diversity in Health & Illness
- MKT 121 Customer Service
- MKT 230 Consumer Behavior
- MKT 310 Advertising and Promotions
Bachelor (Undergraduate) Tuition: $150.00 per unit
Military Tuition at California Coast University is based on a cost per unit of credit. Textbooks are not included in tuition fees but are available from the University's Rental Library at a nominal cost.
Active-duty service members, Veterans, spouses, and children enjoy special tuition discounts of 10%.
Students who have previously received a degree from CCU will receive a 10% tuition discount.
Students are not permitted to enrol in a single course at this time.
* Students outside the contiguous U.S. (includes AK, AS, FM, GU, HI, MH, MP, PR, PW, and U.S. VI) may only receive coursework and grades electronically.
Tuition Payment Plans
A student will make a payment of $500.00 toward the total tuition for the degree program in a single payment by the date of acceptance. The remaining balance will be paid at $100.00 per month, beginning one month from the official enrollment date. No interest will be charged on the unpaid balance, however late fees will be assessed on all past due balances.
A student will make a payment of $300.00 toward the total tuition for the degree program in a single payment by the date of acceptance. The remaining balance will be paid at $125.00 per month, beginning one month from the official enrollment date. No interest will be charged on the unpaid balance, however late fees will be assessed on all past due balances.
A student will make a payment for the full tuition amount for the degree program in a single payment by the date of acceptance.
Additional Financial Resources
CCU is in the DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Educational Support) Catalog of Nationally Accredited Distance Learning Programs (NADLP). CCU is approved to allow the payment of educational assistance benefits to active military members through DANTES.
CCU's degree programs are approved to allow the payment of educational assistance benefits to veterans and other eligible persons under the programs administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
How do I apply?
To initiate the application process, the Admissions Department will need the following items:
- A completed application.
- A detailed resume that reflects your previous occupational experience.
- Official Transcripts: Request official transcripts for all college level work completed since graduating high school, including any credits completed by examination (CLEP, DSST, AP, etc.). You may submit unofficial copies for evaluation purposes. Official copies must be received directly from the issuing College, University or program prior to official enrollment. To expedite the delivery of your official transcripts to CCU, you should go directly to the website of the college/university and fill out their transcript request form. If you have earned less than 12 college-level semester credits at an appropriately accredited postsecondary institution then you must provide an official transcript of high school completion.
- Undergraduate applicants may complete a Request for Elective Credit Based on Specialized Training form and attach copies of certified training for consideration.
- Non-refundable application fee of $75.00.
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Last updated November 22, 2017